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Moving to Maui

We had an opportunity to temporarily move to Maui and I find myself back at the closet looking at what I want to take and how I’m going to pack it. 351 more words

Minimalism

[NB] Bland Insight

This post circles around Francois Jullien’s In Praise of Blandness. I first encountered Jullien during my “if I see a Zone Book I read it” phase of my college library wanderings. 647 more words

Notebook

Judgmental, Arrogant Pricks

The first thing that’s been aggravating me lately is the common misconception about gaining weight. Somehow, if you’re getting larger that means that you’re happy and comfortable in life. 596 more words

Health

project: on purpose

I don’t know about you, but I know I could benefit from more purpose in my life.  When I float through life (without purpose or intention), things generally don’t go well.   67 more words

Excess

Take Care of Yourself

“No matter where you go, there you are.
— Anonymous

Traveling, especially on a long-anticipated vacation, invites indulgence. The Big Trip has finally arrived so you want to cut loose and grab all the gusto you can manage.

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The Problem With Abundance

When I was a little bit older than Henry is now, I desperately wanted a new bike. I had the exact one I wanted all picked out, too. 1,411 more words

Offspring

Richie and Boardman: "Feminism in Composition: Inclusion, Metonymy, and Disruption"

Richie, Joy and Kathleen Boardman. “Feminism in Composition: Inclusion, Metonymy, and Disruption.” College Composition and Communication 50.4 (1999): 586-606. Web.

In this article, the authors argue for continued efforts to incorporate feminism into composition scholarship and pedagogy, but demonstrate that feminism and composition have been more deeply linked than previously theorized. 197 more words

Composition